There’s nothing quite like hitting the open road. Whether you’re riding your cruiser to work in a big city like Columbia or Charleston, or heading to a weekend getaway in Hilton Head on your sport bike, you need motorcycle insurance that you can depend on. Nationwide offers South Carolina motorcycle insurance policies with collision, liability and comprehensive coverage options, In addition to protection for your bike and passengers, our policies may also cover your custom motorcycle equipment and medical payments. Maybe that’s why thousands of South Carolinians have already chosen Nationwide as their motorcycle insurance company.

No matter where you live in the Palmetto State, Nationwide has you covered. In addition to our reliable coverage, we also offer add-ons such as Roadside Assistance and plenty of discounts  to help make your rates even more affordable. Learn more about Nationwide’s motorcycle and scooter coverage in South Carolina and get a free quote today.

Is motorcycle insurance required in South Carolina?

Yes, motorcycle insurance is required and you must show proof of insurance prior to registering your motorcycle. The consequences of riding uninsured can result in varying penalties such as fines and license suspension. If you are uninsured and involved in an accident you have to pay out-of-pocket vehicle repair and medical costs.

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Reliable motorcycle insurance in South Carolina

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Get reliable protection for your motorcycle, including custom bikes, touring bikes, cruisers, trikes, classic motorcycles, scooters and mopeds.

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Protect your classic bike with classic motorcycle coverage from Nationwide.

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Custom equipment

This covers aftermarket parts and equipment not originally installed on your motorcycle by the manufacturer.

OEM endorsement

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) endorsement ensures that your motorcycle is repaired with new parts from the original manufacturer.

Roadside Assistance

A Roadside Assistant field representative will be dispatched to your location to help with towing, battery jump start, gas delivery, and a flat tire change.

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Nationwide coverage in South Carolina

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